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Boğaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey), Assistant Professor of Early Modern Literature in English

The Department of Western Languages and Literatures at Boğaziçi University invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor of Early Modern literature in English to be filled by a Turkish national starting in the academic year of 2022-2023. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to integrate active scholarship with excellent teaching. PhD thesis defense is required by December 30, 2021. Please send your CV, a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, a teaching statement, and a cover letter in one PDF file to llapp@boun.edu.tr. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to the same address. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2021.

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Congratulations to Alp Eren Pirli

Congratulations to our senior student Alp Eren Pirli, who has won the Edith Wharton Society Undergraduate Research Prize for his essay “Telegraphic Naturalism: Technological Determinism in The Reef

https://edithwhartonsociety.wordpress.com/2021/08/04/2021-ews-awards-announced

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CEM TAYLAN AWARDS

We congratulate the 2020-2021 recipients of the CEM TAYLAN awards:

berk dönmez          Berk Dönmez (Sophomore)

2019200036          İrem Aşıkoğlu (Sophomore)

2019200060         İnci Çetin (Junior)

Alp Eren Pirli        Alp Eren Pirli (Senior)

 

The Cem Taylan Award is a monetary prize offered to sophomore, junior and senior students of outstanding academic achievement. The evaluations are done by the faculty at the beginning of the fall semester of each academic year. The award is presented to the students in early October.

 CEM TAYLAN (1946-2001)

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BA in English Literature, Istanbul University (1972)

MA University of Keele (1974)

PhD University of Keele (1978).

Dissertation title:    ‘D. H. Lawrence’s Responses to Visual Arts and Theories of Art and Their Effect on his Earlier Fiction’.

Cem Taylan joined the BU, Department of Western Languages and Literatures in 1979 and taught courses on Modern English Poetry, Victorian Poetry and Prose, Modern American Poetry, Analysis of Poetry, Classical American Novel, Modern American Theatre, Translation, Novel Adaptations in Cinema and History of the Turkish Cinema.  His research  predominantly  on modern English, American and Turkish poetry, modern English novelists, cinema as a medium of literary work, Turkish cinema, etc. appeared in literary  as well as  popular journals and daily newspapers.

His published books are:

1986. D.H. Lawrence, Oğullar ve Sevgililer (trans.).E Yayınları.

1999. Oğullar ve Sevgililer (reprint).  Oğlak Yayınları

1992. Modern İngiliz Şiiri: Willian Butlar Yeats ve Ezra Pound. Korsan Yayınları.

2000. Igor Stravinsky, Müziğin Poetikası (trans.). Pan Yayıncılık.

2000. Darwin Kuramı Seçme Yazılar ve Eleştiriler (trans.). Pan Yayıncılık.

2002. Dil Bilimi Düşününde Dönüm Noktaları I: Socrates’ten Saussure’e Batı Geleneği

(Landmarks in Linguistic Thought) (trans. with E. Taylan)Ankara: TDK Yayınları 799.

 

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Applications for Double Major Program

If you are applying to the double major program with Western Languages and Literatures, please email a one-page statement of purpose in English, a recent transcript, and the double major application form to the double major adviser Hande Tekdemir at hande.tekdemir@boun.edu.tr by September 3, 2021. You can find the application form here: https://fas.boun.edu.tr/tr/formlar/ogrenci-formlari

Interviews with double major applicants have been scheduled for Monday, September 13, at 11:00. Please note that the interviews will take place on Zoom. More information will be announced later. For further inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Tekdemir.

 

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Minor Degree Applications

If you are applying to the minor degree in English Literature, please e-mail your one-page statement of purpose in English, an updated transcript, and the completed/signed application form to the minor degree coordinator, Dr. Myrto Drizou (myrto.drizou@boun.edu.trby Friday, September 10, 2021.

You can find the application form here (please use the Kovid-19 Dönemi Yan Dal Programı Başvuru Formu).

https://fas.boun.edu.tr/tr/formlar/ogrenci-formlari

You can find more details about the degree here:

http://westlanglit.boun.edu.tr/?page_id=8736

A written exam will be scheduled for Monday, September 13, at 12:00 and interviews with applicants who have successfully passed the exam will be held on Tuesday, September 14, at 12:00. Both the exam and interviews will take place on Zoom/Turnitin. More information will be announced later. For further inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Drizou.

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Boğaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey), Assistant Professor of Literature in English (open field)

The Department of Western Languages and Literatures at Boğaziçi University invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor of literature in English to be filled by a Turkish national starting in the academic year of 2022-2023. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to integrate active scholarship with excellent teaching. PhD thesis defense is required by June 30, 2021. Please send your CV, a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, a teaching statement, and a cover letter in one PDF file to llapp@boun.edu.tr. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to the  same address. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2021.

 

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Cem Taylan Awards

We congratulate the 2019-2020 recipients of the CEM TAYLAN awards:

duygu deniz baş   Duygu Deniz Baş (Sophomore)

ece zeynep bilgucu   Ece Zeynep Bilgücü (Sophomore)

zeynep özer    Zeynep Özer (Junior)

ali emir dağlar    Ali Emir Dağlar (Senior)

The Cem Taylan Award is a monetary prize offered to sophomore, junior and senior students of outstanding academic achievement. The evaluations are done by the faculty at the beginning of the fall semester of each academic year. The award is presented to the students in early October.

 CEM TAYLAN (1946-2001)

taylan

BA in English Literature, Istanbul University (1972)

MA University of Keele (1974)

PhD University of Keele (1978).

Dissertation title:    ‘D. H. Lawrence’s Responses to Visual Arts and Theories of Art and Their Effect on his Earlier Fiction’.

Cem Taylan joined the BU, Department of Western Languages and Literatures in 1979 and taught courses on Modern English Poetry, Victorian Poetry and Prose, Modern American Poetry, Analysis of Poetry, Classical American Novel, Modern American Theatre, Translation, Novel Adaptations in Cinema and History of the Turkish Cinema.  His research  predominantly  on modern English, American and Turkish poetry, modern English novelists, cinema as a medium of literary work, Turkish cinema, etc. appeared in literary  as well as  popular journals and daily newspapers.

His published books are:

1986. D.H. Lawrence, Oğullar ve Sevgililer (trans.).E Yayınları.

1999. Oğullar ve Sevgililer (reprint).  Oğlak Yayınları

1992. Modern İngiliz Şiiri: Willian Butlar Yeats ve Ezra Pound. Korsan Yayınları.

2000. Igor Stravinsky, Müziğin Poetikası (trans.). Pan Yayıncılık.

2000. Darwin Kuramı Seçme Yazılar ve Eleştiriler (trans.). Pan Yayıncılık.

2002. Dil Bilimi Düşününde Dönüm Noktaları I: Socrates’ten Saussure’e Batı Geleneği

(Landmarks in Linguistic Thought) (trans. with E. Taylan)Ankara: TDK Yayınları 799.